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June 16, 2022 - NATIONAL FUDGE DAY – NATIONAL CAREER NURSE ASSISTANTS’ DAY

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JUNE 16, 2022 | NATIONAL FUDGE DAY | NATIONAL CAREER NURSE ASSISTANTS’ DAY

National Fudge Day | June 15

NATIONAL FUDGE DAY | June 16

National Fudge Day comes around each year on June 16th, allowing you to indulge in your favorite flavor of this delicious confectionery. Some of the most familiar fudge flavors are chocolate, chocolate nut, peanut butter, maple, and maple nut. Read more…

Career Nurse Assistants’ Day | First Day of National Nursing Assistants’ Week
Career Nurse Assistants’ Day | First Day of National Nursing Assistants’ Week

NATIONAL CAREER NURSE ASSISTANTS’ DAY

Every year, on the first day of National Nursing Assistants’ Week, we observe National Career Nurse Assistants’ Day. On this day, we recognize all nursing assistants who dedicate their lives to the well-being of others, whether it’s been 5 years or 58 years of service. Read more…


On Deck for June 17, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Apple Strudel
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total Prep: 1 hour
Servings: 12 

Ingredients:

Filling
5 cups sliced apples
1 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon flour

Dough
3 cups flour
1 cup shortening
1 egg yolk and white, divided
1/2 cup milk

Topping
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions:

In a medium bowl, mix apples, raisin, sugar, cinnamon, and flour. Set aside.

Cream together flour and shortening. Mix in the milk and egg yolk. Divide dough in half and roll out the first layer to fit into the bottom of jelly roll pan.

Add filling evenly to the pan. Roll out the remaining dough and cover the filling.

Bake at 375° for 45 minutes.

Dust with powdered sugar. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.

June 16th Celebrated History

1911

Henry Ford establishes the Ford Motor Company with 11 investors.

1933

The Federal Reserve Act of 1933 creates the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

1963

Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space when she was launched into orbit around the Earth in Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963.

2012

Aboard the spacecraft Shenzhou, Liu Yang became the first Chinese woman in space.

June 16th Celebrated Birthdays

Geronimo – 1829

The legendary Bedonkohe Apache, Geronimo sought revenge against the Mexican and U.S. governments. He successfully evaded capture for decades until 1886. Geronimo surrendered, not once, but twice that year. First to General George Crook, but quickly escaped fearing death. He surrendered once again soon after to Brigadier General Nelson Miles.

Stan Laurel – 1890

Born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, the American comedian and actor gained prominence during the 1920s. He performed slapstick comedy routines alongside Oliver Hardy until illness ended Hardy’s career in 1954. The duo was noted for “The Cuckoo Song.

Katharine Graham – 1917

The American publisher presided over The Washington Post for nearly 30 years. She operated Newsweek magazine.

Joyce Carol Oates – 1938

The American writer is known for her poems and short stories. She’s published several books including, The Falls, We Were the Mulvaneys, and A Book of American Martyrs.

Tupac Shakur – 1971

In 1996, the influential American rapper was murdered during a drive-by shooting.

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